Fusing Dance and Martial Arts

From the Series On the Radar: Dance

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

The amazing mix of martial arts, dance, and gravity-defying acrobatics makes capoeira one of today’s most fascinating dance styles. Make sure it’s on your radar!

Inside you’ll find these features:

The Back Story
On the Radar goes back in time to find out how capoeira began.

Show Me
Learn some of the most popular moves with our step-by-step guide!

Five-Minute Interview
Learn how On the Radar expert Mark Obstfield got into capoeira.

Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Social Studies
Category Sports
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 2011-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.7
BISACS JNF039020, JNF054080, JNF052020
Dewey 793.3'1981
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Lexile 860
ATOS Reading Level 5.3
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 144504
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Index, Reviewed, and Step-by-step instructions


The Horn Book Guide

“Engaging introductions to dance forms…offer aspiring dancers inspiration and insight.” —The Horn Book Guide

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“The titles in the dance subset are distinctive and will be popular due to recent television programs. Free Running and Street Soccer also stand out as sure hits.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Liz Gogerly